The popular 3D animated film, Madagascar, is being adapted into a stage production, which is set to tour the UK next year.
The family friendly show, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure, produced by Selladoor, will be opening at Wimbledon New Theatre on 16th July 2018.
Tickets are now on sale. Group organisers looking to book should contact their individual theatres for details on ticket pricing and special offers.
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure
The show follows the story of four zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo, and four plotting penguins. Based on the film, the musical will tell the tale of these characters as they escape their reality of the zoo and end up in Madagascar.
Selected 2018 tour dates
• Wimbledon New Theatre: 16th - 28th July
• Birmingham Alexandra: 30th July – 4th August
• Glasgow Kings Theatre: 6th - 12th August
• Manchester Palace: 13th – 18th August
• Sunderland Empire: 27th August – 1st September
• Bridlington Spa: 17th – 22nd September
• Bristol Hippodrome: 8th – 13th October
Further information about the show
The show is produced by Sellardoor, the producers behind James and The Giant Peach, Seussical: The Musical and The Owl and The Pussycat, and Hartshorn – Hook, producers of the Olivier Award winning Rotterdam, Murder Ballad, Urinetown and American Idiot.
David Hutchinson, executive creative producer of Selladoor, commented: “One of our key principals at Selladoor is to aim to engage young people to come to the theatre and to help to encourage a whole new generation of theatre-goers, and Madagascar promises to do just that.
“We are delighted to be bringing these much-loved crazy characters to life on stage in an exciting caper for all of the family.”
For more information, visit www.selladoor.com.